Asian Forest Scorpions are a very common scorpion kept as a pet and are found in Asian Tropical forests. They are more aggressive than the emperor scorpion. It is recommended they be housed alone due to their aggressive nature. Asian Forest Scorpions will become defensive and protect themselves with their pincers when they feel threatened. The venom of an Asian forest scorpion’s sting is mild.


Tarantulas have fascinated people the world over. Despite their reputation in movies, the majority of species are quite docile and are easy to keep and transport. All tarantulas are venomous, but the toxicity of the venom can be equated to a bee sting for most species. Still, caution should be maintained when handling them, in case of an allergic reaction to the venom. Watching the tarantula move and climb can be engrossing and fascinating. Beginners should opt for a more docile and easy to care for spe

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